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Mr Clarinet

Author: Nick Stone
Publisher: London : Michael Joseph, 2006.
Series: A Max Mingus mystery, 1.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"It was a job Miami private investigator Max Mingus found hard to refuse: $10 million to locate billionaire's son Charlie Carver - missing now for over three years." "Young Charlie disappeared on the island of Haiti, where over the decades scores of children have vanished. In a country dominated by voodoo, rumours abound of black magic and a mythical figure called 'Mr Clarinet', who for years has been tempting
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Genre/Form: Thrillers (Fiction)
Detective and mystery stories
Suspense fiction
Detective and mystery fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nick Stone
ISBN: 071814855X 9780718148553 014102108X 9780141021089 071814872X 9780718148720
OCLC Number: 62225465
Awards: Winner of International Thriller Writers Award - Best Debut of the Year 2007
Winner of Macavity Awards: Best First Mystery Novel 2007
Winner of Crime Writers' Association Debut Dagger Award 2006
Winner of CWA Ian Fleming Steel Dagger 2006
Description: 561 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Formerly CIP. -"It was a job Miami private investigator Max Mingus found hard to refuse: $10 million to locate billionaire's son Charlie Carver --
missing now for over three years." "Young Charlie disappeared on the island of Haiti, where over the decades scores of children have vanished. In a country dominated by voodoo, rumours abound of black magic and a mythical figure called 'Mr Clarinet', who for years has been tempting children away from their families." "To find out, Max will have to succeed where previous detectives have not only failed --
but some have died. And suddenly this job isn't all about finding Charlie or his killers for the money --
it's about staying alive." --
BOOK JACKET.
Series Title: A Max Mingus mystery, 1.
Responsibility: Nick Stone.

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Miami private investigator Max Mingus is offered $10 million to locate billionaire's son Charlie Carver - missing. In a country dominated by voodoo, rumours abound of black magic and a mythical  Read more...

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Painstakingly researched, effectively written and well conceived, it deserves all of its pre-release hype.--Big Issue in the North

 
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